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Music Schools & Colleges in Idaho
The Department of Music at Boise State University has a rich tradition of musical excellence and has established itself as one of the finest programs in the Northwest. In support of this excellent heritage, the Idaho State Board of Education has designated BSU a primary emphasis area in the performing arts. The department has 23 full-time faculty/staff and 19 associate faculty noted for its teaching and performing. BSU faculty and students have won State, Regional, National, and International music awards and competitions. One of the primary strengths of the Department is equal opportunity in all areas of musical preparation, as evidenced by the degrees offered.
We offer diverse opportunities for every student with 27 different ensembles, 5 Baccalaureate degrees, and 4 emphases. To audition for an ensemble visit the related area page for more information. Attend class in newly remodeled and expanded facilities. The Eliza R. Snow Performing Arts Center houses the latest in music technology, recital halls, and a reverberant concert hall featuring the beautiful Ruffatti organ. Learn from an elite faculty. Experienced teachers empower students through meaningful interaction in both the classroom and rehearsal halls. We are an accredited member of NASM and MENC. A degree from BYU-Idaho represents quality.
The Department of Music at The College of Idaho transforms students into scholar-performers, who think critically and creatively, and are prepared for diverse careers. Small class sizes, flexible courses of study, individualized attention from a skilled and caring faculty, and access to a wide variety of quality on-campus performances contribute to a dynamic, student-centric education.
Whether you want a career in music or just the pleasure of performing or listening, there are courses of interest for you at ISU. The Department of Music offers a variety of music degrees and a music minor.
As the fine arts component of a vigorous liberal arts education, the Music Department promotes as its objectives: developing in the entire university community an ongoing knowledge and life-long appreciation of the arts; educating, counseling, and nurturing those students who are professionally interested in various areas of art and music; and fostering the incorporation of the arts into authentic worship experiences.
The Lionel Hampton School of Music is a close-knit community of prominent performers, teachers, composers, and scholars who interact closely with dedicated and talented students. We are a musically comprehensive and nationally competitive School of Music, and we provide a learning environment in which our students learn by performing, listening, analyzing, and creating music. Together, the faculty and students create an atmosphere of professional awareness, mutual support, collaboration, and outreach. We advance the art of music through hundreds of concerts and recitals each year.